Epitaph Records

  1. Digital Notes: LyricFind's BandPage Integration, Audiam's $2M Raise, Aether's Smart Speaker

    March 05, 2014 8:55 AM EST LyricFind integrates BandPage. The lyric licensing company on Wednesday said it has signed a deal with BandPage to allow artists to display band biographies, touring information and link to their online stores alongside lyrics requested by users o ...

  2. Beats Music Courting Indies, Signs Up Merlin (Exclusive)

    February 06, 2014 7:00 AM EST Beats Music is courting independent artists and labels. Related Articles AT&T Fires Up Beats Music Marketing After Weeklong Delay Billboard International Power Players 2014: Merlin's Charles Caldas Martin Mills Reappointed Chairman of M ...

  3. Jean Michel Jarre Named as Keynote Speaker for Midem 2014

    November 20, 2013 5:14 AM EST Electronic music pioneer Jean Michel Jarre has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 2014 Midem trade fair in Cannes, where he will sit for a special Q&A on the subject “Fair Share for Creators.” The Frenchman can speak with some author ...

  4. Backbeat: Vans Warped Tour Kickoff Party With Kevin Lyman, Epitaph Execs, Yellowcard, Dead Sara, More

    March 30, 2012 4:28 PM EDT Kevin Lyman, founder/producer of the Vans Warped Tour, surrounded by the artists who will be heading out on the road. (Photo: Chelsea Lauren) Kevin Lyman still employs an "old-school" method when it comes to picking bands for the Vans Wa ...

  5. Retail Briefs: Essential Launches in North America, Iggy Pop On Record Store Day, NARM Honors Brett Gurewitz

    January 25, 2012 10:20 AM EST Essential Music & Marketing Expands to North America Essential Music & Marketing, a U.K. and European indie distribution company, has launched a North American division, which will be headed by Erik Gilbert, who previously was VP of client ...

  6. Backbeat: Joe Henry Previews 'Reverie' For 30 Guests @ L.A. Home Studio

    September 27, 2011 6:45 AM EDT Joe Henry set the needle down on a vinyl copy of his new Anti-Records release "Reverie," inviting guests to his home studio in South Pasadena, Calif., to "feel free to talk while the music plays -- provided you talk about me or it.& ...

  7. Wilco Leaves Nonesuch Records, Start Own Label With Anti-

    January 26, 2011 8:14 PM EST Wilco, the Chicago-based experimental rock band led by Jeff Tweedy, has announced they are leaving their long-time label Nonesuch Records to start their own record company, dBpm Records. The band's longtime manager, Tony Margherita, will run ...

  8. Decemberists' 'The King Is Dead' Tops Billboard 200

    January 26, 2011 11:00 AM EST The Decemberists top the charts. (Photo: Autumn DeWilde) The Decemberists claim their first No. 1 album as "The King Is Dead" debuts atop the Billboard 200 with a career-high 94,000 sold in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. ...

  9. Publishing Briefs: Kobalt, Harry Fox, Cooking Vinyl, Imagem, Fig, Eastbeach, BMG, Notable, Jimmy Webb, Primary Wave

    January 24, 2011 12:00 AM EST Kobalt Grows Its Business In a move to expand its business platform beyond music publishing, the Kobalt Music Group has added new capabilities, including the administration and marketing of master recordings, synch rights and neighboring rights, a ...

  10. Linkin Park's 'A Thousand Suns' Tops Billboard 200

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park notches its fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as its "A Thousand Suns" album debuts atop the list with 241,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The rock band beats out R&B singer Trey Songz, as the latter' ...

  11. Linkin Park And Trey Songz Debut At Nos. 1 & 2 On Billboard 200

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park claims its fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with "A Thousand Suns" opening atop the list with 241,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The rock band beats out R&B singer Trey Songz, as his "Passion ...

  12. Epitaph Signs Story Of The Year

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Epitaph Records has signed St. Louis rock band Story of the Year. The band was previously signed to Warner/Maverick and released three records for the label; its first record, "Page Avenue," went gold. The band is currently in the record ...

  13. Veteran Music Attorney Mark To Open New Firm

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Longtime entertainment attorney Doug Mark has established a new venture: Mark Music and Media Law. P.C. The new firm will be based out of Los Angeles and New York. Previously, Mark worked at the law offices of Morris Klein Mark Yorn Barnes & L ...

  14. Sage Francis Readies Tour

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Underground spoken-word rapper Sage Francis, a self-declared "road warrior," will embark on a seven-week U.S. club/theater trek later this month in support of his latest album, "Human the Death Dance," which hits stores today v ...

  15. Warner/Chappell Inks Refugee All Stars

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner/Chappell Music will be administering publishing rights for the primary writers of Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars. The publisher has entered deals with Reuben Koroma, Ashade Pearce and Francis 'Franco' John Langba. Koroma an ...

  16. Koch Distribution Revamps Marketing

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Koch Entertainment Distribution has made some staff changes, apparently in anticipation of Epitaph Records' shift to Alternative Distribution Alliance beginning in October. As expected, Koch Entertainment Distribution has made so ...

  17. Koch Distribution Revamps Marketing

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Koch Entertainment Distribution has made some staff changes, apparently in anticipation of Epitaph Records' shift to Alternative Distribution Alliance beginning in October. As expected, Koch Entertainment Distribution has made so ...

  18. Fat Possum Sues Epitaph

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Blues label Fat Possum Records is claiming its that now-sundered joint venture with Epitaph Records was a deal with the devil, and the companies have gone down to the crossroads, legally speaking. LOS ANGELES -- Blues label Fat Possum Records is c ...

  19. Altnet Teams With Six Indie Labels For P2P

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Altnet, one of the technology companies using peer-to-peer as a legitimate entertainment distribution platform, has announced deals with six additional labels. LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Altnet, one of the technology companies using p ...

  20. Fat Possum Slams Epitaph With Suit

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Blues label claims contract breach, fraud, more. Blues label Fat Possum Records and its owner Matthew Johnson have sued former joint-venture partner Epitaph Records, alleging that Epitaph hatched "a malicious plot ... to financially destroy J ...

  21. Koch Distribution Makes Sales Cuts

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment Distribution has restructured its audio sales staff. Koch Entertainment Distribution has restructured its audio sales staff. Four salespeople have exited the company: L.A.-based national account manager Deb Teague, San Francisco ...

  22. Fat Possum, Epitaph Sever Ties

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Blues label inks distribution deal with MRI. Fat Possum Records and Epitaph Records have ended their joint-venture relationship. Fat Possom, a left-of-center Oxford, Miss.-based blues label, joined L.A. punk power Epitaph in 1996, following a tumu ...

  23. EMI, Sony, BMG Ink Deals With Verizon Wireless

    March 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI, Sony Music and BMG have announced deals with Verizon Wireless' Get It Now mobile-phone software store, as has indie Epitaph Records. In his keynote address today (March 24) at MobileMusicCon 2004 EMI, Sony Music and BMG have announced de ...

  24. The Indies

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Epitaph Records responds to consumers by cutting prices on nearly half its active catalog. Epitaph Records responds to consumers by cutting prices on nearly half its active catalog. News ...

  25. Epitaph Lowers Catalog Prices

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Epitaph Records is midlining 138 of its 290 active catalog titles, including releases on its Hellcat, Burning Heart, Anti- and Fat Possum imprints. Epitaph Records is midlining 138 of its 290 active catalog titles, including releases on its Hellca ...